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International Co-operation Exposing Disabling Toxic Effects of Anti-Malarial Mefloquine (Lariam) Drug


Missing 2004 IL10-2004-007 Recovered — Details Long-Term Health Effects from Malarial Mefloquine Drug — Also Roche Report from Australia Lists Disabling Toxic Effects.  Ellen Duncan, wife of Maj. General Alastar Duncan in Britain, has sent me these documents but I … Continue reading

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Communities for Veterans cross-country ride arrives in Ontario on our National Peacekeeping Day


The 29th Lieutenant Governor of Canada, the Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, welcomed Canadian veteran Paul Nichols at the Aurora branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, today–Aug. 9, 2015–in this special National Peacekeeping Day event. Paul is making a cross-country ride on … Continue reading

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WE CHALLENGE OUR GOVERNMENT’S POSITION ON MEFLQOUINE


Getting help for veterans and citizens suffering from the adverse effects of mefloquine or Lariam is the government’s responsibility to right the suffering its mandatory position has caused. Continue reading

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Dr. Remington Nevin has chapter on Mefloquine and PTSD published


We now have expert confirmation of the horrors so many are suffering from the after effects of the anti-malaria drug, mefloquine or Lariam. If you go to Dr. Nevin’s web site, you can download the chapter in pdf format. http://www.RemingtonNevin.com/site/publications.htmlContinue reading

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New hope for veterans suffering from PTSD


Another resource for veterans suffering from PTSD. This Alliston Workshop in Ontario on Saturday, July 12, 2014 is not government-endorsed, but your local legions are promoting it. For early bird enquiries or appointments call Sandra at (705) 733-8284 or visit … Continue reading

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A Veteran’s Hope for 2013


Kenneth H. Young CD has written many times for Homecoming Vets and I am reposting his New Year’s Message for all to read. Thank you, Ken, for your steadfast love and support of your brothers and sisters, and your stalwart … Continue reading

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Harperites hang troops and vets out to dry


The following article appeared in the Straight Goods online magazine. It says what all veterans’ advocates feel. BONNIE  http://www.straightgoods.ca/2012/ViewArticle.cfm?Ref=409&Cookies=yes Cuts to veterans’ services show Conservatives’ true colours. Dateline: Tuesday, May 08, 2012 by Ish Theilheimer Among the most outrageous and … Continue reading

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Significant drop in malaria cases among U.S. troops in Afghanistan


Dr. Remington Nevin wrote this letter to the March 2012 issue of the Army Times publication in the United States arguing against its misleading headline. For those who need reminding, Dr. Nevin has been a steadfast advocate for all military personal and veterans … Continue reading

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Anti-malaria mefloquine’s neurotoxicity remains a lifetime battle for victims


The following paper is Dr. Remington Nevin’s most recent update on scientific studies investigating the neurotoxicity of the anti-malaria drug mefloquine or Lariam, as it is better known to travellers. The paper is written to U.S. readers, but it applies to our Canadian … Continue reading

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Veterans Affairs Canada privacy breaches of CF and RCMP vets spotlighted


Canadian Veteran Dennis Manuge is fed up waiting for the government to take action against those in Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) who continue to access disabled veterans‘ private health records. He has built a new Facebook page called Veterans Affairs Canada Privacy … Continue reading

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